Chicago Lighthouse Teams with MOPD to Host August 12th “Jobs Galore II” Fair for People with Disabilities
In an effort to boost employment prospects for people with disabilities and Veterans, particularly those who are blind or visually impaired, The Chicago Lighthouse is joining forces again with the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) to host a “Jobs Galore III” Fair on Tuesday, August 12th
This event will take place from 11 am to 3 pm at the MOPD field office located at 2102 W. Ogden on Chicago’s near west side.
The Lighthouse will be pre-screening candidates for more than 100
positions, ranging from entry level to management. Included will be
call center supervisors, call center agents, mailroom processing
clerks and retail sales associates.
Candidates must be able to work with a database and navigate
through a windows environment; type a minimum of 25 words per
minute with 90 – 95% accuracy; possess basic math skills; and be
able to maintain a flexible work schedule, including days, nights,
weekends and holidays.
Seminars will be offered during the Job Fair. MOPD and Chicago
Lighthouse information will also be available.
Limited free parking is available at the 2102 W. Ogden location. The
site is also close to public transportation, including the #157 CTA bus
route and the Pink and Blue rapid transit lines. In addition, the
Lighthouse will provide shuttle service every 30 minutes between its
headquarters building at 1850 W. Roosevelt Road and 2102 W.
For additional information on the event, call Dominic Calabrese at